Posts Tagged: Piracy


Bitded thailand

In new web clampdown in Thailand, lots of porn, piracy, and gambling sites blocked

Thailand’s tech ministry has today launched another clampdown on websites that are deemed illegal.

  • April 2, 2014
  • at 6:05 pm
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With new Cybercrime Law in place, Filipinos could face jail time for piracy

The CyberCrime Prevention Act of 2012 (Cybercrime Law) officially took effect in the Philippines last month. Filipinos can now be punished f...

  • March 5, 2014
  • at 8:36 pm
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Music is an inaccessible industry for tech startups

Here's why I think these startups won't succeed, and why I would advise any tech entrepreneur against the music industry.

  • September 12, 2013
  • at 11:13 am
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Youku Tudou web piracy

How China’s Top Video Site Battles the Pirates

After merging into one company last year, Youku Tudou (NYSE:YOKU) further established itself as China’s top online video business with...

  • May 16, 2013
  • at 3:05 pm
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Why Spotify Chose To Launch in Singapore and Malaysia

Spotify picked Asia because piracy is high in this part of the world.

  • May 13, 2013
  • at 10:08 am
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Nhac Cua Tui

Nhac Cua Tui’s Game Sharing Debacle Underlines Vietnam’s New Piracy Obsession

There’s been some buzz on the Vietnamese internet lately concerning Nhac Cua Tui, one of Vietnam’s premier music listening servi...

  • May 9, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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China closes movie piracy sites

China Takes Down Two Major Movie Piracy Websites, Makes Arrests

Chinese authorities have shut down two notorious movie pirating websites today in a strengthening clampdown on both online and offline pirac...

  • April 26, 2013
  • at 4:45 pm
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Pirate iOS App Store from China

China’s Top Apple Hackers Launch a Pirate iOS App Store

Far from being shut down by Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), the Chinese team behind KuaiYong seems to be thriving. Last year it made a no-jailbreak-nee...

  • April 16, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
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The Pirate Bay Sails to North Korea, Sort Of

Everyone’s favorite longtime piracy headquarters, The Pirate Bay, has reportedly moved from its Swedish hosts to somewhere quite unexp...

  • March 5, 2013
  • at 6:32 am
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Why Xiaomi is splurging $200 million on a company notorious for bittorrents

As Xiaomi starts shipping its smartphones to markets beyond mainland China, the company is still in the early stages when it comes to actu...

  • March 7, 2014
  • at 8:59 am
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Indonesian developer Touchten pissed after Ramen Chain game gets cloned

Indonesia’s game developer Touchten found that its new game Ramen Chain has been copied and published on GooglePlay under the name Daren R...

  • October 9, 2013
  • at 4:00 pm
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China digital music piracy

Digital Music Sales in China Hit $75 Million (No, We Didn’t Miss Any Numbers)

Digital music revenues are on the rise in China – albeit very slowly, and to a not very impressive level. According to figures from mu...

  • June 19, 2013
  • at 5:48 pm
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china pirate porn

China’s Biggest Pirate Movie Site Was Also Hosting 70s Pornos

Last month we wrote about Chinese authorities’ takedown of two websites suspected of distributing pirated films and television program...

  • May 14, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
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Beware: BSA Raids Indonesian Companies Which Run Pirated Software

I’m not sure how people in general think of Business Software Alliance (BSA), especially those living in developing countries and are cram...

  • May 10, 2013
  • at 4:30 pm
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Qihoo Baidu lawsuit apology

Very Very Sorry: Qihoo Loses Second Lawsuit This Week, This Time to Search Engine Rival Baidu

Chinese web company Qihoo has lost its second lawsuit and legal tussle this week. This time, Qihoo (NYSE:QIHU) was up against search engine ...

  • April 27, 2013
  • at 4:55 pm
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Jack Ma, Chairman of Alibaba, talks piracy in China

E-Commerce Giant Alibaba Works With Chinese Government to Bring Down Piracy in China

China’s e-commerce giant Alibaba is working with five Chinese government agencies to fight piracy in China. Founder and chairman Jack Ma w...

  • April 23, 2013
  • at 9:43 pm
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Tell My Friends legal MP3s

Tell My Friends Wants Music Fans to Profit From Sharing Legal MP3s

Singapore-based Tell My Friends is one of the more established young tech companies on our newest Startup Asia roster having been in beta fo...

  • April 5, 2013
  • at 5:12 pm
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Web ecosystems in China

5 Popular iOS Jailbreaking and App Piracy Tools in China

Just because Chinese consumers love your smartphones, it doesn’t mean they like your mobile ecosystem. In fact, they more than likely ...

  • February 12, 2013
  • at 9:00 pm
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